Definition of Basilicata

1. Noun. A region of southern Italy (forming the instep of the Italian 'boot').

Exact synonyms: Lucania
Group relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy
Geographical relationships: Italia, Italian Republic, Italy
Generic synonyms: Italian Region



Definition of Basilicata

1. Proper noun. a region of southern Italy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basilicata

Bashkiria
Bashkirs
Bashkortostan
Bashkortostani
Bashkortostanis
Basia
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Basidiobolus
Basidiomycota
Basidiomycotina
Basij
Basil of Caesarea
Basil the Great
Basilicata
Basiliscus
Basingstoke
Baskerville
Basket Maker
Basketo
Baskin-Robbins
Basle
Basle Nomina Anatomica
Basotho
Basque
Basque Country
Basque Fatherland and Liberty
Basque Homeland and Freedom
Basque Shepherd Dog

Literary usage of Basilicata

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1. A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical, Political, and by James Bell (1832)
"The Province of basilicata^ The basilicata, which derived its name in the 10th century from ... The Appenines run from the basilicata into this country. ..."

2. The Story of Assisi by Lina Duff Gordon (1901)
"They looked up surprised and very simply said, " It stands in the church of San Francesco," WOMEN FROM THE basilicata ..."

3. Europe by George Goudie Chisholm (1899)
"Towns : (B) basilicata This province, so-called after the Byzantine emperor Basilius II., who reconquered the territory from the Saracens and Lombards in ..."

4. Handbook to the Antiquities in the British Museum: Being a Description of by William Sandys Wright Vaux (1851)
"In the Southern part of Italy, now called the basilicata, a coarser style arose subsequent to the time of Alexander the Great, the extant specimens of which ..."

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